Established in 1984 by anonymous donors, a couple who intended to enlarge it, to assist elderly persons (Friends and non-Friends) living in Friends facilities operated within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Renamed after Frank Strohkarck, whose bequest doubled the size of the Fund.
PRINCIPAL: $316,682 market value 6/30/12
ANNUAL INCOME: $9,406 (FY 2012)
GRANT SIZE: $100 – $36,000
Assistance to Friends retirement facilities operated within the PYM area, for care provided to residents, Friends or not. The facilities apply for reimbursement (or perspective assistance) for care given their residents who become unable to pay the full fees.